With great excitement and with new hopes rising, the NFL has scheduled its preseason to begin on August 3, 2023. This new season promises to have a lot of exciting and extraordinary moments, so stay tuned to get each and every match’s details here.
The 2023 NFL season remains the 104th season of the Nationals Football League (NFL), where the NFL preseason schedule kicks off with the NFL Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio, on Thursday, August 3. The preseason games are scheduled to happen for a four-week period that will get concluded by the end of August. The preseason begins with the clash between New York Jets and Cleveland Brown facing each other.
Many of the fans will not feel that anxious about the NFL preseason games as most of their star players will not make their appearance. But, for those fans, the 2023 NHL Regular season will be geared up very soon i.e. on September 7, with the reigning Super Bowl LVII champion Kansas City Chiefs hosting Detroit Lions in the NFL Kickoff Game, and the Regular season will end on January 7, 2024, leaving the way for Super Bowl LVIII to begin. So grab your seat to pick up all the intriguing and enthralling moments that are going to capture your eyes till the very end of the season.
What is Special about Super Bowl LVIII?
This will be the 58th Super Bowl of the American football championship game of the National Football League (NFL). This season’s NFL Super Bowl will be played on February 11, 2024, at the recently opened Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada. The Super Bowl will be held in the Western United States for the third year in a row. Surprisingly, it will be the first Super Bowl staged in Nevada and the Las Vegas Valley area. Because the stadium and venue are new this year, everyone will have a different experience at the Super Bowl. So let’s see if the teams competing in Super Bowl LVIII will unleash their scary efforts in the new arena.
The Super Bowl LVIII Host Committee and the National Football League (NFL) intend to welcome numerous local businesses into the Business Connect program in order to showcase the potential that exists in Las Vegas. Local firms owned by women, minorities, LGBTQ+ persons, people with disabilities, and veterans are eligible to bid for Super Bowl LVIII subcontracting opportunities. This would be a lifeline for many communities, and it represents an excellent value.
2023-24 NFL Season – Change of Rules
2023-24 NFL season will be going through quite a lot changes from having the No. 0 back and clarification regarding personal fouls. Let’s have a quick view of the approved changes of NFL 2023.
The NFL Players can use the “No. 0” Jersey and where the Kickers and Punters can use any Jersey Number between 0-49 and 90-99.
Timing Rules are changed when a field ruling is overturned. If the two-minute warning expires, the play clock will be adjusted to 40 seconds rather than 25. If the two-minute warning is reached and a 10-second runoff is employed, the play clock is reset to 30 seconds.
The list of booth reviewable plays now includes plays that result in a turnover on downs. Outside of the two-minute warning, plays that result in a successful first down are still challengeable.
Tripping was increased from a 10 yard penalty to a personal foul (15 yards).
Launching an opponent from one foot becomes banned, replacing the present rule of both feet.
Illegally passing the ball forward behind the line of scrimmage now results in a loss of down, comparable with the same violation occurring beyond the line of scrimmage.
All illegal kicks beyond the line of scrimmage or after the ball returns behind the line now carry the same penalty as an unlawful forward throw, namely five yards and a loss of down.
On the final play of either half, if the offence commits a live-ball penalty and the defence commits a dead-ball penalty, the period will not be extended for an untimed down.
The language relating to “butt, ram, or spear” with the helmet was merged under the umbrella of “impermissible uses of the helmet” and defined permitted accidental contact.
2023-24 NFL Approved bylaws
Teams will now be permitted to keep a third quarterback on hand on game days without taking up a roster space. If any of the team’s initial two quarterbacks is injured or disqualified, the third quarterback will be available.
A fair catch made at or behind the 25 yard line on a kickoff will be rewarded at the 25 yard line, reflecting the college football regulation.
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Where to Watch 2023-24 NFL Preseason Matches?
The NFL Network is the only network that will broadcast the whole slate of 2023 NFL preseason games, including 23 live games.
Few selected preseason games will be broadcast live on Amazon Prime Video, CBS, ESPN, FOX, and NBC.
Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions
With lots of pressure and eyes full of dreams, the teams are entering the NFL Week 4 match with full expectations. After a successful victory at home, the Detroit Lions are heading to Lambeau Field to host the Green Bay Packers on September 29, 2023. In their previous encounter, the Green Bay Packers played against the New Orleans Saints, and they won the match with a score of 18-17. Till the fourth quarter, the Saints led over the Packers with a score of 17, but it was all turned over when Derek Carr left the game due to his injury, which favored the Packers to take the lead and defeat the Saints by one run. Meanwhile, the Detroit Lions defeated the Atlanta Falcons by a score of 20-6. At the end of the first quarter, Patterson nailed the 37-yard field goal to kick off, which helped the Lions take the lead in the game. After many struggles, the Lions again led the Falcons at the end of the first half with a score of 13-3. Unfortunately, both teams went black at the end of the third quarter; the Falcons missed their opportunity, and the Lions defeated them by a margin of 14 runs.
Before this upcoming match, both teams had met on January 9, 2023, and the game ended with a score of 20-16, which favored victory for the Lions. Currently, in the NFC North, the Packers are standing first with two wins and one loss, while the Lions are standing behind the Packers with the same record of two wins and one loss. So this upcoming game will define their position in their division. In terms of their overall team performances, the Packers have a total of 297.7 yards per game, while the Lions have a total of 381.3 yards per game. The Lions have a great advantage with their passing and rushing, while the Packers have to be more precise on their offense and rushing to avoid upcoming defeats; otherwise, both teams are doing great from their end. Considering their defense and offense, the Lions are one step ahead of the Packers, so with these pros, they will win this upcoming game.
Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Atlanta Falcons
On October 1, 2023, the Jacksonville Jaguars were ready to play against the Atlanta Falcons at Wembley Stadium. Before entering into their head-to-head flashback, we will dive into their previous matchups. The recent match was their second straight defeat for the Jaguars against the Houston Texans, with a score of 37-17. The game started with a missed opportunity by Brandon McManus, which made the Jaguars unsatisfied, and the Houston Texans entered the second quarter with a score of 7, while the Jaguars still waited to score. Eventually, in the third quarter, the Jaguars scored their first field goal of the game. Unfortunately, until the fourth quarter, the Houston Texans led over the Jaguars, which helped them defeat the Jaguars by a margin of 20 runs. The Atlanta Falcons were defeated by the Detroit Lions by a score of 20-6, which was their first defeat of the season, the game started with lots of expectations, but it turned into a nightmare for the Falcons when they lost their first match in the NFL Season 2023-2024 with a huge run difference. In the second half, the Falcons had a chance to score, but they missed the chance of another three points.
In their head-to-head clash, both teams last met in August 2022, and the game favors a victory for the Falcons with a score of 28-12. Looking at their current standing position, the Jaguars are third in the AFC South division with one win and two losses, while the Falcons are first in the NFC South with two wins and one loss. According to their performance insight, the Jaguars have a total of 339.0 yards per game, while the Falcons have a total of 283.3 yards per game. Even though the Jaguars lost their previous two matches, their performance records were completely impressive, including their rushing and passing. The Falcons’ rushing, passing, and offense were great, but they need to work more on their defense. Additionally, it is the right time for the Falcons to improve their cons because the upcoming games will be more competitive than before, and in the end, there is a higher chance that their defense will sabotage their victory. Even though the Jaguars faced two consecutive defeats, their performance was impressive compared to the Falcons. We expect that the Jaguars will make a great comeback and win this game.
Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins
After holding three consecutive victories, the Miami Dolphins are traveling to Highmark Stadium (Orchard Park) to host the Buffalo Bills on October 1, 2023. During their previous encounter, the Buffalo Bills defeated the Washington Commanders with a score of 37-3. Once the game started, without any delay, the Buffalo Bills scored their first field goal, which was up three points, followed by their first touchdown, which led them over the Commanders by 10 points. In the second quarter offensively, they scored more points, and at the end of the fourth quarter, the Buffalo Bills defeated the Washington Commanders by a margin of 34 points. After their exhausted matchday one, the remaining two matches showed their perfect comeback and gave a positive sign for the Bills fans. The Miami Dolphins played against the Denver Broncos, and they won the match with a score of 70-20. Tyreek Hill started the game with a touchdown, which dominated Denver on the field. Without giving Denver a chance, Devon Achane broke the defense, which again put Miami in a lead position. In the entire game, Miami mainly used defense to defeat the opponent. And guess what it works accordingly! Denver was defeated by a margin of 50 points.
Before this upcoming match, both teams had met on January 15, 2023, and the Bills defeated Miami with a score of 34-31. In the AFC East standings, Miami is in first place with three wins—one at home and two away. The Bills are second in the same division behind Miami with two wins and one loss. According to their performance insight, the Bills have a total of 383.3 yards per game, while Miami has a total of 550.3 yards per game, which makes them rank first in the overall league. In this season, the word “perfect” is simply suited for the Miami Dolphins, because so far only three matches have been played, but they are ruling all the top positions, including rushing, passing, and offense. But their defense was a little disappointing; it does not denote that their defense was worse; it was great, but compared to their offense, it was a little disappointing. So they need to focus more on that in the upcoming game. The Bills’ performance was also impressive, but they also have to work more on their defense. Apart from this, the upcoming game will be a nail-biting one for all NFL enthusiasts, and as a result, Miami will win this game.
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Commanders
In pursuit of their first defeat, the Washington Commanders will head to Lincoln Financial Field to host the Philadelphia Eagles on October 1, 2023. With a great start to the season, the Philadelphia Eagles held their third straight victory by defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by a score of 25-11. The game started with slow action; the Tampa Bay Buccaneers carefully placed each step on the field. But the Eagles started their action with their great offense, and passing at last helped them defeat Tampa Bay by a margin of 14 points. If you watched that game, you can see that each minute both teams faced the red zone, but the Eagles used their well-defined strategy to come back and give an excellent performance. While the Washington Commanders played against the Buffalo Bills, the game ended in a defeat with a score of 37-3. It was their first defeat after two consecutive wins this season. In the first quarter, the commanders tried their best from their end, but it ended with a zero score for them. Eventually, from the first quarter to the fourth quarter, they were underperforming, which indicates a victory sign for the Bills. But it was a rough day for commanders, where the entire game is filled with lots of pressure, which makes them weak and tired. We will hope they make a strong comeback in the upcoming game and hold their position.
Before this upcoming match, both teams had met three times in 2022, where two games favored a victory for the Eagles and one for the Commanders. In the NFC East, the Eagles are in first place with three wins, one at home and two away. The commanders are third in the same division with two wins and one loss. Considering their overall performance, the Eagles have a total of 340.5 yards per game, while the Commanders have a total of 288.7 yards per game. Although the Eagles are leading in their division, their passing was worse, which makes them rank bottom second in the overall league. Additionally, they have to work more on their offense and defense. Otherwise, it will backstab them in the upcoming game. The commander’s performance was really impressive. The main reason for their defeat was an undefined strategy. Most of the team is lacking in several areas, but the commanders have great strength with them, so they have to plan accordingly. Considering their records, the Eagles will win this upcoming game at home.
New York Jets vs. Kansas City Chiefs
On October 2, 2023, the New York Jets will face off against the Kansas City Chiefs at MetLife Stadium. During the previous encounter, the New York Jets lost their match against the New England Patriots by a score of 15-10. On the matchday, the Patriots were the ones who scored the first field goal, and they were three points ahead of the Jets. It continues into the fourth quarter, and they defeat the Jets by a margin of five points. Additionally, it was their second straight defeat to the Jets. The Kansas City Chiefs played against the Chicago Bears, which gave the Chiefs their second straight victory with a score of 41-10. As usual, the Chiefs took the chance and marked their first score, and at the end of the first quarter, they led the Bears by seven points and at halftime, they were leading by 34 points over the Bears. Later in the third quarter, they scored 41 points, which indicated a victory for them. The Bears planned to tie up the game in the first quarter, but it was all shattered. They were able to score their first field goal in the fourth quarter. In the end, the Chiefs successfully defeated the Bears by a margin of 31 points.
In their head-to-head matches, both teams met on November 1, 2020, which gave the Kansas City Chiefs a victory with a score of 35-9. The Jets are last in the AFC East with one win and two losses, while the Chiefs are first in the AFC West with two wins and one loss. Looking at their performance insight, the Chiefs have a total of 390.3 yards per game, while the Jets have a total of 225.0 yards per game, which ranks them bottom in the overall league. The Chief’s performance was outstanding; if they maintain this in the upcoming game, it will be a game-changing one. The Jets are opposite the Chefs; they are lacking in their passing and offense, but surprisingly, they are outstanding in their defense, which ranks them first in the overall league. Although they have shown splendid performances through defense, it is not the one that helps them survive the entire season, so they have to work more on their offense and passing to improve their level in the game. Considering their previous performances and records, the Kansas City Chiefs have a higher possibility of winning this upcoming game.
New York Giants vs. Seattle Seahawks
After losing their recent match against the San Francisco 49ers, the New York Giants are returning to their home to host the Seattle Seahawks on October 3, 2023, at MetLife Stadium. In their previous encounter, the New York Giants lost their match against the 49ers by a score of 30-12. Once the game started, 49ers player Moody took advantage and scored the first point for his team. Later, San Francisco used their offensive strategy to hold up the Giants from scoring, but their offensive ended up unsuccessfully, while the Giants offensive also ended up unsuccessfully, which helped the San Francisco 49ers defeat them by a margin of 18 points. The Seattle Seahawks played against the Carolina Panthers, and they won by a score of 37-27. The game begins by favoring the Carolina Panthers, who scored their first field goal, which gave them three points. The Seattle Seahawks scored a field goal and tried to tie the game. And further, they managed to take a lead over the Carolinas and defeat them by a margin of 10 points. It was their second straight victory for the Giants after facing a huge loss in the opening game.
Considering their head-to-head matches, both teams had met before October 31, 2022, and the game ended up with a score of 27-13, which favors a victory for Seattle. But when you look back to their olden days, the Giants also had a high victory over Seattle. In terms of their standing, the Giants are last in the NFC East with one win and two losses, while the Seahawks are second in the NFC West with two wins and one loss. According to their performance insight, the Giants have a total of 253.3 yards per game, while the Seattle Seahawks have 332.7 yards per game. The Seattle records were great; if they analyze these records and their performances, it will help them improve more in the upcoming game. The Giants’ rushing, passing, and offense were average, and this is the correct time to improve them, although their defense was impressive. As a result, Seattle will win this upcoming game.
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